2024 Mike and Marge Cline Grant Recipients - ACA

Mar 19, 2024

2024 Mike and Marge Cline Grant Recipients


In honor of Marge “River Mom” and her son Mike, the ACA is pleased to continue the annual Marge Cline Memorial Grant Program. Each year, the ACA will grant up to $1,000.00 to individuals under the age of 20 or non-profit organizations who provide meaningful paddlesports opportunities for youth in the Midwest.

For 2024, we are pleased to announce the following recipients:

Eric Plath: Eagle Scout project to build a new paddling public access site at the East Branch of the Little Calumet River in Indiana Dune National Park.

Camp Amnicon Foundation: funding will help fund wilderness canoeing trips with youth from Northern Wisconsin

  • Equipment will be purchased so more youth can be served by this program
  • Participants will experience a greater understanding of canoeing safety and water safety in a variety of paddling environments

To learn more about this grant opportunity and about Marge and Mike, please visit the Marge Cline Memorial Grant Program landing page.